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  • Sebastian Vettel celebrates after winning the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on March 29, 2015
    Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix results AFP News - 55 minutes ago

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    Sebastian Vettel celebrates after winning the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on March 29, 2015

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  • Novak Djokovic of Serbia acknowledges the crowd after his win over Martin Klizan of Slovakia during day 6 of the Miami Open Presented by Itau at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 28, 2015 in Key Biscayne, Florida
    Djokovic overcomes wobble to win Miami opener AFP News - 5 hours ago

    Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams launched their Miami Open repeat bids in constrasting style on Saturday, Djokovic battling past Martin Klizan as … More »Djokovic overcomes wobble to win Miami opener

    Novak Djokovic of Serbia acknowledges the crowd after his win over Martin Klizan of Slovakia during day 6 of the Miami Open Presented by Itau at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 28, 2015 in Key Biscayne, Florida

    Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams launched their Miami Open repeat bids in constrasting style on Saturday, Djokovic battling past Martin Klizan as Williams cruised into the third round. Djokovic, the top seed who is looking for a fifth Miami Masters crown, had to work for his 6-0, 5-7, 6-1 second-round …

  • Brazilian players before a match on the first day of the rugby sevens tournament in Hong Kong, March 27, 2015
    Brazil rugby sevens under pressure as Rio spotlight looms AFP News - 7 hours ago

    They are the only rugby sevens team to have secured a place at the Summer Olympics in Rio next year -- but host team Brazil face monumental hurdles to hold their own … More »Brazil rugby sevens under pressure as Rio spotlight looms

    Brazilian players before a match on the first day of the rugby sevens tournament in Hong Kong, March 27, 2015

    They are the only rugby sevens team to have secured a place at the Summer Olympics in Rio next year -- but host team Brazil face monumental hurdles to hold their own in a world-class field. Twelve sides will line up in Rio de Janeiro in August 2016 as sevens makes its Olympic debut. They will include the top four teams …

  • Jimmy Walker tees off on the ninth hole during round three of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio AT&T Oaks Course on March 28, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas
    Walker stretches lead in hometown Texas Open AFP News - 9 hours ago

    Hometown hope Jimmy Walker fired six birdies in a three-under-par 69 to stretch his lead in the US PGA Tour Texas Open to four strokes. Walker, who lives just a half-hour's … More »Walker stretches lead in hometown Texas Open

    Jimmy Walker tees off on the ninth hole during round three of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio AT&T Oaks Course on March 28, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas

    Hometown hope Jimmy Walker fired six birdies in a three-under-par 69 to stretch his lead in the US PGA Tour Texas Open to four strokes. Walker, who lives just a half-hour's drive from TPC San Antonio, had a 54-hole total of nine-under-par 207 and a comfortable cushion over rising US star Jordan Spieth. Spieth, the 21-year-old …

  • The NBA reaffirmed the league's commitment to diversity, after Indiana passed a law that activists fear allows discrimination against homosexuals in the state
    League urges 'inclusion' as Indiana law sparks gay rights conc … AFP News - 9 hours ago

    The NBA reaffirmed the league's commitment to diversity, after Indiana passed a law that activists fear allows discrimination against homosexuals in the state. "The … More »League urges 'inclusion' as Indiana law sparks gay rights conc …

    The NBA reaffirmed the league's commitment to diversity, after Indiana passed a law that activists fear allows discrimination against homosexuals in the state

    The NBA reaffirmed the league's commitment to diversity, after Indiana passed a law that activists fear allows discrimination against homosexuals in the state. "The game of basketball is grounded in long established principles of inclusion and mutual respect," the league said in a statement issued jointly with the Indiana …

  • Argentina's Federico Mancuello (R) vies for the ball against El Salvador's Arturo Alverez during an international friendly match at FEDEX Field in Landover, Maryland on March 28, 2015
    Argentina manage without Messi in win over El Salvador AFP News - 9 hours ago

    Argentina rested superstar Lionel Messi but were still too powerful for El Salvador in a 2-0 friendly win over the Central American minnows at Fedex Field in Landover, … More »Argentina manage without Messi in win over El Salvador

    Argentina's Federico Mancuello (R) vies for the ball against El Salvador's Arturo Alverez during an international friendly match at FEDEX Field in Landover, Maryland on March 28, 2015

    Argentina rested superstar Lionel Messi but were still too powerful for El Salvador in a 2-0 friendly win over the Central American minnows at Fedex Field in Landover, Maryland. A deflected Ever Banega strike on 54 minutes and a curling free-kick from debutant Federico Mancuello three minutes from time secured a straightforward …

  • Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson gestures to his players during a match against Manchester City in Liverpool, England, on March 1, 2015
    Henderson channels Gerrard for club and country AFP News - 11 hours ago

    Liverpool's England midfielder Jordan Henderson believes "there will never be another Steven Gerrard", but he is determined to ensure that his club-mate's legacy lives … More »Henderson channels Gerrard for club and country

    Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson gestures to his players during a match against Manchester City in Liverpool, England, on March 1, 2015

    Liverpool's England midfielder Jordan Henderson believes "there will never be another Steven Gerrard", but he is determined to ensure that his club-mate's legacy lives on through his own performances. Gerrard retired from international duty last year and will leave Liverpool at the end of the season, with Henderson, 24, …

  • Stade Francais Paris' French flanker Raphael Lakafia (R) tries to escape a tackle by Clermont's French flanker Alexandre Lapandry (L) during the French Top 14 rugby match at Jean Bouin stadium in Paris on March 28, 2015
    Leaders Clermont, Toulon lose as Top 14 heats up AFP News - 11 hours ago

    Top 14 leaders Toulon and Clermont, both preparing for European Cup quarter-final action next weekend, suffered defeats to Toulouse and Stade Francais on Saturday as … More »Leaders Clermont, Toulon lose as Top 14 heats up

    Stade Francais Paris' French flanker Raphael Lakafia (R) tries to escape a tackle by Clermont's French flanker Alexandre Lapandry (L) during the French Top 14 rugby match at Jean Bouin stadium in Paris on March 28, 2015

    Top 14 leaders Toulon and Clermont, both preparing for European Cup quarter-final action next weekend, suffered defeats to Toulouse and Stade Francais on Saturday as the run-in to the French rugby season heats up. Toulon, sitting top but equal on 61 points with Clermont, missed the chance to pull ahead, falling 34-24 in …

  • Xavi's signing is one of the biggest coups for Qatari domestic football in a country set to host the 2022 World Cup
    Al Sadd deny deal done to sign Xavi AFP News - 11 hours ago

    Qatari side Al Sadd released a statement on Saturday denying that a deal had been concluded to sign Barcelona and Spain great Xavi Hernandez. In a statement on their … More »Al Sadd deny deal done to sign Xavi

    Xavi's signing is one of the biggest coups for Qatari domestic football in a country set to host the 2022 World Cup

    Qatari side Al Sadd released a statement on Saturday denying that a deal had been concluded to sign Barcelona and Spain great Xavi Hernandez. In a statement on their website, Al Sadd said the deal was "still under negotiation", adding that "the FC Barcelona player is currently in Doha with his family to know more about …

  • Turkey's midfielder Mehmet Topal (2nd L) vies with Dutch Forward Ibrahim Afellay (2nd R) during the Euro 2016 qualifying round football match on March 28, 2015 in Amsterdam
    Stoppage-time goal rescues draw for Dutch AFP News - 11 hours ago

    A stoppage-time equaliser attributed to Klaas-Jan Huntelaar rescued a 1-1 draw for the Netherlands against Turkey in Amsterdam in Euro 2016 qualifying Group A on Saturday … More »Stoppage-time goal rescues draw for Dutch

    Turkey's midfielder Mehmet Topal (2nd L) vies with Dutch Forward Ibrahim Afellay (2nd R) during the Euro 2016 qualifying round football match on March 28, 2015 in Amsterdam

    A stoppage-time equaliser attributed to Klaas-Jan Huntelaar rescued a 1-1 draw for the Netherlands against Turkey in Amsterdam in Euro 2016 qualifying Group A on Saturday night. A deflected strike by Galatasaray forward Burak Yilmaz in the 37th minute handed the visitors the lead in the Dutch capital and looked set to …

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